Compassion is defined as benevolence, charity, empathy, grace, kindness, and good will.
It’s different from sympathy.
You may think you only deserve compassion once you accomplish something(so you deserve it), but then after you accomplish it, you feel you could have done better. It wasn’t perfect. When you’re in a state of comparing or labeling something as not good enough because it’s not perfect, where can compassion live? It cannot exist.
This idea that we must show up in a certain way...